Memory Training Program Helps Relieve Some ADHD Symptoms in Children

ADHD by the Numbers Infographic

A 5 week intensive memory training program has potential in relieving a number of ADHD symptoms in children. Significant changes for individuals who finished the program were seen in areas like ADHD symptoms, attention, initiating tasks, organization and planning, and working memory. Software was tested which was created to improve working memory, one of…

Smoking Infographic

Smoking Infographic

Pregnant non-smokers inhaling second-hand smoke have an increased risk of delivering babies with defects or stillborn babies. Researchers looked at the potential effects of passive smoking on newborn death, congenital birth defects and miscarriage. The risk of still birth was increased by 23% and passive smoking was linked to an increased congenital birth defect…

Early Warning Signs of Arthritis Infographic

Early Warning Signs of Arthritis Infographic

Research has found that physicians who treat osteoarthritis patients are usually not using standard treatment guidelines which are based on the latest medical evidence. The researchers noted medical practitioners were prescribing medications for inflammation and pain, or choosing surgical interventions instead of suggesting weight loss or exercise plans to patients with osteoarthritis. A 2002…

Asthma Statistics Infographic

Asthma Statistics Infographic

Research involving children with asthma that are living together with cigarette smokers demonstrates that household air cleaners could significantly minimize air pollution in households and reduce day time asthma symptom rates comparable to those obtained by using some asthma anti-inflammatories. Even though air cleaners improved upon the overall air quality inside households, they didn’t…

What Is Autism Infographic

What Is Autism Infographic

Research indicates that 2 commonly available supplements can be effective for the treatment of biochemical function abnormalities often experienced by individuals who have autism. Abnormalities in critical biochemical functions which help in maintaining health – specifically glutathione, methylation, and mitochondrial functions are often seen in children who have autism. Glutathione is a primary antioxidant,…

Another Breast Cancer Infographic

Obesity Associated With Increased Risk of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Many breast cancer risk factors are well researched and late start of menopause, early 1st menstrual period, and a family breast cancer history are linked to an increased risk of breast cancer. There are non-modifiable breast cancer risk factors like age at first and last menstrual period or family history. Researchers wanted to determine…

Even Non-Alcoholic Energy Drinks Pose Significant Threat to Health

Energy Drink Addiction Infographic

Energy drinks with a high caffeine content, even those that contain no alcohol, could present a significant threat to people and public health. Researchers advise education by health providers, immediate consumer action, new federal labeling requirements and voluntary disclosures by manufacturers. The ban on pre-mixed alcoholic energy drinks was a major 1st step, but…

The Health Benefits of Aromatherapy and Essential Oils

The Health Benefits of Aromatherapy and Essential Oils

Aromatherapy is the using of the essential oils coming from plants for healing purposes. While the word aromatherapy can make it seem as though the oils will be inhaled, they’re able to be also massaged in to the skin. Essential oils are growing as an alternative treatment method for stress, infections, as well as…

Olive Oil and Health Infographic

Olive Oil and Health Infographic

Researchers suggest that olive oil consumption could help in preventing stroke in the elderly. The study suggests that new dietary recommendations ought to be issued for preventing stroke in individuals 65 and older. In older individuals stroke is very common and olive oil could be an easy and inexpensive way for helping with the…

How Alcohol Travels Through the Body Infographic

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Adolescent alcohol consumption could increase risk of breast cancer in individuals with a family history. Researchers looked at adolescent and childhood risk factors for benign breast disease in girls having a breast cancer family history. Benign breast disease is a known breast cancer risk factor, and can result in breast pain or breast lumps….